Last name origins & meanings:
- Perhaps Irish, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tiomáin (see Timmons).
- Alternatively perhaps Norwegian, a topographic name for someone who lived where wild thyme grew, from timian ‘thyme’.
- Variant spelling of German Thimian, a metonymic occupational name from thymus ‘thyme’ for an herb and spice grocer.
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